Snap-In Illuminated Circular Rocker Switches

July 8, 2008 7:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Illuminated single pole rocker switches, developed by C&K Components, feature a snap-in round body along with a variety of actuator styles. The rocker switches are available in black, white and red opaque color combinations. Electrical functionality is SPDT/On-On or SPST/On-Off. The Series fit a

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Relays Handle 4000 Vrms

June 26, 2008 5:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Delivering up to 4000 Vrms of contact, CIT Relay & Switch’s J115F1 Series high dielectric-optioned relays have a minimum contact-to-contact strength of 1500 Vrms in SPST N.O., SPST N.C., or SPDT contact arrangements. The AgSnO2 or AgSnO2In2O3 devices provide voltage options from 3 to 100 VDC and

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Power Rocker Switch Is Waterproof

June 18, 2008 8:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing protection against dust and water up to IP55, without external PVC cap, the KND-2 Series from Phaseda, utilizes a unique internal design to comply.  The weather proof power rocker switch snaps into industry standard panel cut-out size 0.862 x 1.169” (22 x 30mm) and contains

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8-Axis Motion Controller Incorporates Servo Drive

June 13, 2008 6:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Designed to address advanced automation applications, Technosoft’s TMC-3D 8-axis motion controller includes a digital servo drive to control up to 8 Technosoft intelligent drives (including itself) via CAN-bus

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Fan Controller Accepts I2C Commands

June 12, 2008 8:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Able to drive 4-wire DC fans and blowers, Control Resources’ SmartFan Cirrus-6 fan speed controller accepts commands from a custom or an I2C interface. The controller handles tach pulses from 6, 12, 24, or 48 VDC fans

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SPDT Relay Handles High Currents

May 27, 2008 5:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using stronger contacts and internal improvements on the armature, Hasco’s HAT 900 series relays are rated for 30 A on the N.O. side and 30 amps on the N.C. Presented as highest rated relay in this pin configuration for AC, relays are available with ratings such as 12, 24, 48, 110, 120, 220, 240 and 277 VAC. (DC coils are also available.)

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Motor Control Kits Include Optimized DSP Source Code

April 24, 2008 6:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Based on Texas Instrument's TMS320F28335 floating-point digital signal controller, the Technosoft MCK28335 Motor Control Kit include source code and MATLAB libraries to provide a complete motion control development and evaluation package. Both BL (brushless) and IM (induction) kit versions complete C language source code, including a MATLAB motion library, complete DSP source code

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Miniature Servo Drive Integrates High Power Density

April 21, 2008 11:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elmo Motion Control added the Solo Whistle to its family of servo drives. This ready-to-use integrated device is designed to connect the company's Whistle Servo Drive directly to the application. The solution consists of the Whistle plus a connection interface which either eliminates or reduces

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Tiny Detect Switch Serves Mezzanine-Card Applications

April 17, 2008 8:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for side- and top-actuation with a board height of 3.5 mm, the HDT Series detect switch is suitable for use in Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) applications. Features include an operational life of 100,000 cycles with a maximum actuation force of 35 gm, a pre-travel of 0.30 mm, and an over-travel of 0.75 mm.

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Switches Target Appliance, Medical Device, Security and Instrumentation

April 14, 2008 7:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Suitable for use in applications such as security and detection, medical device, appliance, instrumentation, and power tools, the TS series of sub-miniature snap action switches from E-Switch have a contact rating of 0.3A at 6V DC, an insulation resistance of 100 M?, (min) at 100V DC, and a dielectric strength of 250V AC. The switches have a typical lifetime of 50,000 cycles and an operating temperature range from –25°C to + 85°C.

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SPDT Surface Mount Switches Target Military Applications

April 11, 2008 9:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

RLC Electronics announced the MIL-DTL-3928 QPL Series of SPDT surface mount switches that operate within a frequency range from 8 GHz to 18 GHz. The nominal operating voltage is 5V DC, 12V DC or 28V DC, depending on model. The insertion loss at DC to 8 GHz is 0.4 dB maximum and at DC to 18 GHz is 0.7 maximum.

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Silent Detect Switch Accepts Wide-Angle Actuation

April 11, 2008 4:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Targeting tactile-switch applications where input may come in from a variety of angles, the KSJ Series of normally-open SPST detect switch has a spherical actuator for a ±30° force angle offset with a maximum stroke of 1.2 mm. The voltage range is from 20 mV to 32V DC at from 1 mA to 50 mA. With a contact resistance of less than

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Tactile Switches Provide Illumination Choice

April 10, 2008 8:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

With seven different cap options and a choice of LED, the JS Series of 12mm2 illuminated momentary tactile switch provides cosmetic design choices for control in applications such as A/V equipment, consumer electronics, and test instruments. Made of polycarbonate in a nylon housing, the 12V DC logic-level switch has a tested electrical life of 100,000 cycles. Additional features include a contact resistance of less than 50mW (initial) and a dielectric strength of 1000Vrms (minimum) with an insulation resistance of over 100mW (minimum).

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Crosspoint Matrix Provides High Current Capacity

April 10, 2008 5:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 60-600 high current capacity 256-relay crosspoint matrix from Pickering Interfaces can switch voltages up to 30V DC or 250V AC. With features including a 10A rating per channel the 1U rackmount device is deployable in a variety of matrix configurations, from 64 × 4 to 16 × 16, one pole, with 8-way high-power D-Type connectors for both the X- and Y-axis connections.

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Servo Motor Drives Large Loads with 4.5A Input

April 9, 2008 6:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Suited for driving large flywheel loads without additional gearing, the QCI-A34L-1 servo motor can handle inertial miss-matches as great as 100:1. Providing a 185 oz-in (1.3Nm) of continuous torque, 260 oz-in (1.8Nm) of peak torque, and 100W of continuous mechanical power from an input of 4.5A, the motor can operate at speeds of up to 2000 RPM.

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